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Evander Kane says arrests just happen to famous athletes someti…

Evander Kane says arrests just happen to famous athletes sometimes

yahoo.com Updated Sep 22
Evander Kane met the media as Buffalo Sabres training camp opened on Thursday, two months after he was arrested and charged with four separate counts of non-criminal harassment and one count of criminal trespass, which is a misdemeanor. The arrest stemm…
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  • Evander Kane makes counterclaim in sexual assault civil suit

    Evander Kane makes counterclaim in sexual assault civil suit

    yahoo.com Sep 20
    Remember when Evander Kane of the Buffalo Sabres faced accusations of assault against a woman? No, not this one, the other one, last year, when a sexual encounter between Kane and a woman in a Buffalo Marriott HarborCenter hotel room that resulted in a …
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  • Puck Daddy’s 2016-17 NHL Preview: Buffalo Sabres

    Puck Daddy’s 2016-17 NHL Preview: Buffalo Sabres

    yahoo.com Sep 16
    Last Season After an impressive tank in 2014-15, the Buffalo Sabres started the 2015-16 with rookie Jack Eichel as the centerpiece, Ryan O’Reilly as a significant offseason addition, a healthy Evander Kane and expectations … rather low. An injury to goa…
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  • Ryan O'Reilly ready to jump right into World Cup for Canada

    Ryan O'Reilly ready to jump right into World Cup for Canada

    yahoo.com Sep 14
    Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images PITTSBURGH – The question posed to Ryan O’Reilly was a simple one. Relaxing at home following a skate with Sabres teammates in Buffalo on Tuesday, O’Reilly got a call and was asked, “How quick can you get to Pittsburgh?…
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  • The kid gloves are off for budding star Jack Eichel

    The kid gloves are off for budding star Jack Eichel

    By Jason Buckland The moment came just two games into the phenom’s pro career. Whoa, the 18-year-old thought. This is the NHL. Nearly nine minutes into the third period, on his new home ice inside Buffalo’s First Niagara Center, Jack Eichel skated along…
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  • Report: Former Predator, Sabre Gaustad expected to announce ret…

    Report: Former Predator, Sabre Gaustad expected to announce retirement

    Paul Gaustad has been one of the premier faceoff men in the league for much of his career, but after being let walk by the Nashville Predators at the culmination of his four-year, $13-million deal, it appears the 34-year-old is prepared to hang up his s…
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  • With Zemgus Girgensons signed, Sabres’ attention shifts to Rasm…

    With Zemgus Girgensons signed, Sabres’ attention shifts to Rasmus Ristolainen

    The Buffalo Sabres crossed another item off the to-do list Thursday night, re-signing center Zemgus Girgensons to a one-year contract worth $1.15 million. It’s a fair sum for a player who found himself playing more of a support role on the team this pas…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Bruins blueline needs work, but reinforcements n…

    Rumor Roundup: Bruins blueline needs work, but reinforcements not coming just yet

    Entering this off-season, Boston Bruins management made no secret of their need for a skilled, puck-moving defenseman. With September and the start of training camp fast approaching, that issue has yet to be addressed. NBC Sports’ Joey Alfieri reports t…
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  • Sweden’s Lehner withdraws from World Cup to heal ankle, Enroth …

    Sweden’s Lehner withdraws from World Cup to heal ankle, Enroth takes his place

    Robin Lehner was only able to suit up for one-quarter of the Sabres’ games in his first season as presumptive starting netminder for the club. But in an attempt to avoid that in his second campaign, Lehner is making sure he takes his time to heal the an…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Red Wings will go into season with current D-cor…

    Rumor Roundup: Red Wings will go into season with current D-corps, look at trades later

    The Detroit Red Wings pursuit of a top-three defenseman remains a hot topic among the club’s fans. In late-June, rumors linked the Wings to St. Louis Blues blueliner Kevin Shattenkirk and Anaheim Ducks rearguard Cam Fowler. With the start of NHL trainin…
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  • Report: Sabres’ Alex Nylander could head to AHL thanks to loan …

    Report: Sabres’ Alex Nylander could head to AHL thanks to loan loophole

    After one 28-goal, 57-point campaign in the OHL, Buffalo Sabres first-round, eighth-overall draft pick Alex Nylander is reportedly set to leave the Mississauga Steelheads for the AHL’s Rochester Americans. According to OHLInsiders, Nylander, 18, could b…
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  • Vesey met with seven teams, discussing options Thursday — what …

    Vesey met with seven teams, discussing options Thursday — what can each team offer?

    For those tiring of hearing about NCAA free agent Jimmy Vesey, rest assured that the 23-year-old winger is nearing a decision on his destination. According to a report from ESPN’s Joe McDonald, Vesey has finished meeting with the teams he has interest i…
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  • Sabres’ Bylsma says talks with Girgensons, Ristolainen are ‘pro…

    Sabres’ Bylsma says talks with Girgensons, Ristolainen are ‘progressing’

    The Sabres have been active this off-season, signing Kyle Okposo and bringing Dmitry Kulikov aboard to solidify their defense, but there are still two familiar faces yet to be locked up to new contracts to start next season in Buffalo. With roughly a mo…
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  • Jimmy Vesey Signing Day approaches as forward narrows list

    Jimmy Vesey Signing Day approaches as forward narrows list

    yahoo.com Aug 11
    Photo by Matej Divizna/Getty Images We’re now just four days away from the beginning of the end of the Jimmy Vesey signing saga. The 23-year-old forward out of Harvard will become an unrestricted free agent on Monday should he not decide to sign with th…
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Buffalo Sabres

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Buffalo Sabres

    yahoo.com Aug 4
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • Lawsuit filed against Evander Kane in connection to December as…

    Lawsuit filed against Evander Kane in connection to December assault allegations

    The off-ice troubles are continuing for Buffalo Sabres winger Evander Kane, as the 25-year-old has had a lawsuit filed against him by a woman who alleges Kane assaulted her in December 2015. According to the Buffalo News, Kane is preparing to countersue…
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  • Video - Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win 00:38

    Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win

    Mar 20
    Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:44

    Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Mar 17
    Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
  • Video - Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout 01:00

    Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout

    Mar 16
    Evgeny Kuznetsov's shootout goal lifted the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger 00:44

    Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger

    Mar 14
    Keith Yandle scored his first goal since being traded to New York, while Mackenzie Skapski had 20 saves in the Rangers' 2-0 win over the Sabres.